What it means for Detroit to have a chief storyteller —

The value of a New Yorker magazine tote bag as cultural currency : Making It Up 15


On Making It Up 015 Eugene and Charis examine the cultural currency of objects, starting with a New Yorker magazine tote bag, and how Detroit’s hiring of a Chief Storyteller makes us wonder about the idea of who can tell what stories amongst different demographics.



00:05:45 Social currency associated with New Yorker tote

00:06:00 Investing in Birken bags